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cpu info

Find size in kilobyte of files that are deleted but still in use and therefore consumes diskspace

Generate a random password
Another password maker, for human-unfriendly passwords. '-base64' output will make sure it it can be typed on a keyboard, though the output string length will always be a multiple of 4.

merge pdf using bash brace exansion
merge pdf from pg_0001.pdf until pg_0009.pdf into MyFile.pdf

Cleanup Python bytecode files
This command will erase all bytecode versions of Python modules under the current directory.

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

Prettify an XML file
Generated XML files often are poorly formatted. Use this command to properly indent and normalize the file in-place.

Multi line grep using sed and specifying open/close tags
This line does not include your closing tag in the output.


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